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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.69810
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:0959
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2011:0959.

Mutt is a text-mode mail user agent.

A flaw was found in the way Mutt verified SSL certificates. When a server
presented an SSL certificate chain, Mutt could ignore a server hostname
check failure. A remote attacker able to get a certificate from a trusted
Certificate Authority could use this flaw to trick Mutt into accepting a
certificate issued for a different hostname, and perform man-in-the-middle
attacks against Mutt's SSL connections. (CVE-2011-1429)

All Mutt users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to correct this issue. All running instances of Mutt must
be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0959.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
5.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1429
BugTraq ID: 46803
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46803
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061353.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061356.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061461.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Mar/87
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0959.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/44937
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8143
XForce ISS Database: mutt-smtptls-weak-security(66015)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66015
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